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Overseas Filipinos Remittances for Development Project: Building a future back home

Jojo delos Santos is a 47-year-old father of two from Bohol province, in central Philippines. Each year, Jojo leaves the warmth of his family to spend seven cold months in the Arctic Ocean working as a cargo ship engineer. Jojo is typical of the phenomenon that is the Overseas Filipinos Worker (OFW)more


Putting food on the table through SAPAT

Like many housewives in the poor province of Apayao in the Philippines, Betty Nadnaden had difficulty putting food on the table for her growing family. Times become more difficult during the drought that comes in the wake of El Niño. When the dry fields had cracked in places, rice was not just the smore

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Corazon Urquico

Team Leader
MDGs and Poverty Reduction Team
Email: corazon.urquico@undp.org
Phone number: (632) 9010229
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